February 7, 2012

February 7: Philanthropy News


Northeast Florida nonprofits out "to find a way" after years in ...
Florida Times-Union

After listening to Northeast Florida nonprofits reporting on their ... “It's been … years of operating in crisis mode,” Warner said.

Most-Generous Donors Gave More in 2011 but Still Lag Their Pre-Recession Pace
Chronicle of Philanthropy

As the stock market resurged last year, so did the charitable giving of the super wealthy. America’s top 50 donors gave a total of $10.4-billion in 2011, up from $3.3-billion the previous year, according to a Chronicle study.

Red Cross and Wharton to Study Analytics from 500000 Donors
The Nonprofit Quarterly

The American Red Cross is partnering with the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative (WCAI) to study a pool of ...

$30M donated to McMaster for stem cell therapies

A family donating $30 million to McMaster University wants to speed up the development of stem cell therapies. Of the total going to the Hamilton, Ont., university, $24 million will be used to establish the Boris Family Centre in Human Stem Cell ...

Pediatric Cancer Research Gets a $32.2 Million Boost From Texas ...
Sacramento Bee

A Texas-sized disco dance party was the backdrop Saturday night for a benefit ...

$5 million gift to CHOC includes Disney-themed lobby

Workers put the CHOC Children's Hospital sign on a new seven-story patient tower at CHOC in Orange. Disney Resorts announced a $5 million gift to the ...

Prokhorov Plans $17 Billion Charity Giveaway If He Beats Putin

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia's third- richest man, said he'll give $17 billion of his $18 billion fortune to charity if he defeats Prime ...

Komen Apologizes, Reverses Decision
The NonProfit Times

After several intense days of scrutiny and outrage regarding severing grant funding to Planned Parenthood of America (PPFA), Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder & CEO Nancy Brinker issued a statement . . .

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